Monash Primary School

An ACT Public School

Touch the earth, reach the sky, challenge the future

Parent Information

School Hours

School begins at 9.00 am and concludes at 3.00 pm

1st Break:  10.05 am - 10.40 am

2nd break:  12.05 pm - 12.40 pm

3rd Break:  1.35 pm - 2.05 pm

School Term Dates

School Term Dates 2020

Term 1 Monday 3 February  to Thursday 9 April

Term 2 Tuesday 28 April to Friday 3 July

Term 3 Monday 20 July to Friday 25 September

Term 4 Monday 12 October to Friday 18 December

Further information can be obtained online at

Starting dates here are a guide only – please check with the school.

Lost Property

Unclaimed belongings are kept in a container near the Canteen and may be checked at any time. Items remaining at the end of the school term are donated to charity. Small, valuable items such as money, watches and bus passes are handed in to the front office and can be collected from there.

Second Hand Uniforms

Second hand uniforms are available at the Community Hub each morning from 8.30 am.


In accordance with the ACT Cancer Society policy, a broad brimmed SunSmart hat is compulsory.


The school canteen operates during 1st and 2nd break Monday to Wednesday and for each break on Thursday and Friday and is run by a full-time manager.  The canteen provides a variety of healthy food and drinks during lunch and recess time with the help of volunteer parents.

Lunch orders must be placed in the Canteen box, located on the wall outside the canteen, by 9.00 am. Orders can also be placed online at

The Canteen Committee is a sub-committee of the P&C Association with at least five members and hold regular meetings to discuss roster organisation, fund raising, menu selection, purchases and finances.

Help in the Canteen or on the Committee is always welcome and any enquiries can be made by telephoning 6142 1660.

Before and After School Care

Programs are conducted by Tuggeranong Community Service.  Before School Care operates at the School from 7.30 am to 8.55 am and After School Care operates from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday each week.  For bookings and enquires telephone 6293 6500.

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